I sat down with Courtney Miller for a 35 minute discussion that ranged from Hawaii’s uniqueness to through on the recovery. Come on, you know you were just looking for a good way to kill 35 minutes this weekend. Here you go.
Q&A: Why some planes are crowded even with air travel down – Associated Press
I talked a bit about Frontier’s plan to charge people to have an empty middle seat next to them. As I said, I can understand why Frontier is doing this, but as subscribers to Cranky Daily know, there’s a potential dark side here. If there is public backlash, it could hurt Frontier…. And sure enough, there WAS public backlash. It’s been called off.
Silver lining in flight refund fight? A California law that may recover your money – Los Angeles Times
Air Canada has been rather problematic with its stance on refunds, and the LA Times is trying to help at least one person. I frankly have no idea what Expedia was saying here, but regardless, a refund should be due.
Airlines had been raking in billions in fees. What will they do now? – TPG
I find it very surprising that anyone think airlines will ditch cancel/change fees going forward, but sure enough, some do expect that. Once there’s a vaccine/herd immunity/cure, then I assume things go right back to how they were.